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now it's time to get a first look at your fox5 weather 24-7 forcast... kathleen jacob is in for cassandra she joins us now. it's going to be a beautiful thanksgiving with a high of 63 an just slightly breezy. winds out of the nw at 5-10mph. tomorrow should look pretty similar. we'll see sunny skies with a few high clouds. as we get into the weekend winds will pick up slightly and a low
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will roll in bringing cooler temperatures saturday evening and sunday. expect lows in the high 30s by the middle of next week. check out this traffic nightmare in los angeles, as millions of southern california residents hit the road for thanksgiving weekend.
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massive traffic jam on the 405 is going viral! almost 49 million people are expected to travel at least 50 miles for thursday's turkey feast holiday. ((anchor chat)) good morning. here's a look at your fox5 traffic solutions let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and
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back to the news desk hundreds of thousands of people are on the go right now, trying to make it to their thanksgiving destinations. and its no different here in the valley. mccarran airport has been packed ahead of the holiday with people coming to and from our city,
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destination this thanksgiving. "my son lives in minnesota and he and he's wife were coming to vegas so he said would you like to come? and i said of course i would." 737-thousand passengers are projected to come through mccarran this holiday weekend. that's up seven- percent from last year. as many take to the skies, even more are going by car. we talked to some locals in primm who were headed to california early, hoping to miss all the crazy traffic. "there's a lot of traffic, haven't seen any accidents which is good, but yesterday i saw the 405 was terrible." "we hit maybe a tiny bit of traffic in vegas but for the most part we left late to try and skip california traffic." if you run into trouble on the road, call triple a or star n-h-p for assistance. 49-million people are expected to travel for thanksgiving. which means crowded airports, bus stations and
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hunt explains how this surge of traffic could be inviting targets for terrorists.
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on duty at airports across the country after criticism over long lines earlier this year... they'll be trying to keep the security lines moving while also keeping everyone safe... sot nico melendez, tsa - hunt sots 00:29 "our men and women on the front lines are on the front lines everyday and they're always looking for that little needle in the haystack. they always have to be on the cutting edge." security is obvious, a deliberate show of force to deter attacks and reassure passengers, although officials emphasize there are no credible threats at this stage... sot david maggard, los angeles world airports police dept. chief - hunt sots 0:57 "we're constantly checking intelligence sources. we have great relationships with our federal partners here. we're looking for threats. we're doing training virtually every week on whatever might be coming our way. roads will be busy too, aaa saying millions of drivers are taking advantage of low gas prices, with the national average today at $2.17... sot tamra johnson, aaa -- hunt sots 1:31 drivers have saved more than $28 billion on gas so far this year and they're really saving that extra money at the pump and putting it in
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spending it on a trip with their family. on cam tag the record numbers traveling through the nation's airports this thanksgiving are benefiting not just from streamlined screening processes but also from relatively calm weather with no widespread delays expected at this stage.>> lower gas prices are being credited for the spike in travel plans this thanksgiving. and with more travelers on the road... get frustrated, fast! here are some tips to help you relax on the road. map your route in advance to avoid heavy traffic. listen to calming music. use your blinker and always be aware of your surroundings. slow down. better late than sorry. and no matter what you do, never drink and drive, a designated driver is the best policy. finding parking at the airport will be a bit of a hassel with all the extra traffic. but you have some other options this
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free park and ride locations around the valley. the spots are first come, first served. for a complete list of park and ride locations, head over to our website fox give vegas dot com and click on the links section. some people will be missing out on thanksgiving to take part in black friday. this was the scene overnight at the best buy in henderson at sunset and marks. there is still one long guy in his tent, he's been lined up since tuesday, ready to score big on those black friday doorbuster deals. best buy early opens at 5 p-m and closes at 1 a-m, so they can restock for for the black friday rush tomorrow morning. the holiday shopping season
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gear today. 137-million americans are expected to hit the stores, looking to snag the best deals. cnn's karin (karen) caifa is live in washington where some stores are getting ready to open to shoppers in just a few hours. good morning karin--- ((ad-lib))
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gas prices -- lower, ahead of the thanksgiving holiday. last month, the national retail federation forecast more than 655 billion dollars in holiday sales -- an increase of 3.6 percent over 2015. c.e.o. matt shay says, that outlook still stands. matthew shay / national retail federation president & ceo: we're going to continue to watch that. and we'll see how this weekend goes. but right now we're optimistic we're going to have a great season. wall street has been on a post- election roll but the holiday stretch will give clues about how main street feels about the economy, as a trump administration takes shape. so retailers will watch how much americans spend, but also, where they spend it, department stores, or discounters? and how -- checking off items early, or holding out for better deals. a penchant for value-hunting, carried over from the recession. brent schoenbaum / deloitte retail partner: consumers have been trained to realize that you're looking for the best possible deal. if and when that occurs, you've got to ready, willing and able to jump in and take advantage of it.>>
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1.) how do retailers feel that the recent election and post- feel that the recent election and post- election sentiment will impact shoppers' holiday spending plans? 2.) in the last five years or so, thanksgiving day shopping became a bigger deal. many even wondered if thursday would become the new black friday. but we saw some big retailers push back on that this year. is
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steam? 3.) what about black friday? hasn't mobile and online shopping taken away some of the allure of those crack-of- dawn doorbusters? are retailers still going to go all out tomorrow? 4.) what signs are retailers and consumers looking for in these first 4 days? and do these first 4 days necessarily point to a robust or less- than-robust holiday season? ((ad-lib)) the turkeys are flying in the fox5
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flying in the fox5 studio this morning. here's a little taste of the competition when alyssa and kathleen went turkey bowling. ken and i are up
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stiff here in the newsroom this thanksgiving. kathleen and i just faced off in the fox5 turkey bowl and now it's ken and dave's turn to go
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beautiful thanksgiving with a high of 63 an just slightly breezy. winds out of the nw at 5-10mph. tomorrow should look pretty similar. we'll see sunny skies with a few high clouds. as we get into the weekend winds will pick up slightly and a low pressure system will roll in bringing cooler temperatures saturday evening and sunday. expect lows in the high 30s by the middle of next week. good morning.
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your fox5 traffic solutions let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construction areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk america's team is getting us all into the giving spirit... by teaming up with
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coming up... how the dallas cowboys are inspiring us all to spread joy and give back with their red ketttle campaign.
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army and dallas cowboys team up to kickoff the 2016 army and dallas cowboys team up to kickoff the 2016 red kettle campaign the partnership is hoping to raise awareness for children in need, but they need your help! "people can help out by volunteering, going to their local salvation army and saying we'd like to stand and ring the bell at the kettle or we'd like to serve some meals to the homeless or we'd like to help out at the shelter
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angel from the angel trees that we can buy a present for a child." they are hoping to raise at least 150-million dollars this year. the salvation army help bring shelter and food to millions of children around the country each year. for more information visit www dot red kettle reason dot com. thanksgiving day wouldn't be complete without football! the dallas cowboys will take on the washington redskins this afternoon at 1:30, right here on fox5. dallas has won five of the past seven games versus the wouldn't be complete without football! the dallas cowboys will take on the washington redskins this afternoon at 1:30, right here on fox5. dallas has won five of the past seven games versus the
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vikings and lions. and the steelers and colts will hit the field at 5:30 tonight. we will be highlighting some of our best stories of the year following tonight's redskins/cowboys game. the fox5 thanksgiving special airs at 6 p-m, right after the post-game 5 p-m news. plenty more straight ahead on fox5 news this morning... stay with us.. as we celebrate thankgiving all morning long! live from las vegas fox5 news this
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